Search - Oscar and Lucinda

Oscar and Lucinda
Oscar and Lucinda
Author: Peter Carey
Peter Carey's novel of the undeclared love between clergyman Oscar Hopkins and the heiress Lucinda Leplastrier is both a moving and beautiful love story and a historical tour de force set in Victorian times. Made for each other, the two are gamblers - one obsessive, the other compulsive - incapable of winning at the game of love. Oscar and Lucin...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780571934423
ISBN-10: 0571934420
Rating:
  ?

0 stars, based on 0 rating
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
Members Wishing: 0
Reviews: Member | Amazon | Write a Review

Top Member Book Reviews

reviewed Oscar and Lucinda on + 242 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
What a splendidly written story: I loved every line. Ten times better than the movie. And only in 19th century Australia could such a story of misfits take place, one an heiress and one an Anglican minister who places his bets with divine guidance. How can a story be so well-grounded and so crazy at the same time?
Read All 3 Book Reviews of "Oscar and Lucinda"

Book Wiki

Awards and Honors

Genres: